Periodic table t-shirt
T-shirt, black with Georgia Tech sports song 'up with the white and gold' and periodic table design motif, designed by Georgia Tech Institute Communications and made by Graphic Cow Company, Greenville, South Carolina, USA, 2018.
2019 marks the 150th anniversary of Dmitri Mendeleev’s creation of his periodic table, which the United Nations commemorated in a worldwide, year-long celebration: the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT).
This t-shirt was produced by the Georgia Institute of Technology as a prize given out at university IYPT events. Its design motif, ‘up with the white and AU' (the chemical symbol for gold) references a Georgia Tech school spirit song. It features a silhouette of a periodic table, without scientific content such as chemical symbols, groups and atomic information, which illustrates how the table's form itself has become a recognisable design icon in 21st century popular culture, appearing on everyday consumer items such as t-shirts.
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